The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 157 162 210
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +48
Contract jobs citing Java SE 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.029% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.091% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £488 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £418 £355
% change year-on-year
+13.77% +17.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Java SE
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1208 1094 1718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.43% 31.93% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 920 1372
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £26.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java SE across the City of London region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Java SE
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java SE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Java SE Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Java SE.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Mockito
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Sling
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Felix
2 3 (75.00%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (75.00%) SEO
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Mockito
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Felix
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Sling
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) SEO
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oozie